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At sea with USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sep. 27, 2002 -- USS Mahan (DDG 72) steams alongside George Washington while at sea during a regularly scheduled six-month deployment. George Washington is participating in Exercise Mediterranean Shark during a scheduled six-month deployment. Exercise “Mediterranean Shark” which is a bilateral training exercise conducted in Morocco by a U.S. Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Special Operations Capable (SOC), to show the effectiveness of the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The MAGTF allows commands to task organized surface and air assets for use in meeting specific operational goals. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Rex Nelson. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
September 27, 2002
Photographer's Mate Airman Rex Nelson
Caption Writer
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Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 72
Other Visible Equipment
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Plane Number
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Tail Code
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